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Spartans decimate Trojans on senior night

Spartans decimate Trojans on senior night

Tyler Tran, Staff Photographer

May 18, 2015

  On May 7th, the girl’s soccer team obliterated the Troy Trojans 8-1. From the beginning the Trojans were quickly overwhelmed by the efficient Spartan offense, who capitalized on every mistake made by the Trojans and transforming them into scoring opportunities. “We would take take ...

Spartans dominate Jaguars

Spartans dominate Jaguars

Tyler Tran, Photographer

October 9, 2014

Last year, the boys soccer team were 0-2 against Fort Zummwalt West. Fast forward to last Wednesday when the Spartans got their revenge, dominating Jaguars 2-1 at home. The Spartans dominated possession, taking shot after shot on the Jaguar’s goal outshooting them 28-2. Sophomore Kyle Setchfield struck...

Knight fall

Knight fall

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

May 28, 2014

Last Monday, the girls soccer team marched onto the playing field with a chip on their shoulder and a hunger for redemption. After a less than optimal season left them seeded last in the district tournament, the team sought to redeem itself through victory. “We put the season behind us, we wiped...

Warming up for districts

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2014

As Districts approach, the girls soccer team continues to work toward perfecting their chemistry through trial and error. On Monday, the team played against Troy, finishing off their game last week that was stormed out. This time, instead of playing in the midst of a storm, the team played in the blistering...

Nutrition and the modern teen

Nutrition and the modern teen

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2014

One of the basic building blocks to a healthy life is proper nutrition. The average American eats approximately 1,996 pounds of food per year, however, the bulk of it consists of processed foods which have chemical additives and preservatives added to them to extend shelf life and improve taste. However,...

Swimming with the sharks

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2014

Last Thursday, the varsity girls soccer team faced off against rival Francis Howell, again in adverse conditions. Playing in the heart of a thunderstorm, the team had to adapt to the conditions that made play difficult. “The ball would go in the air, and it would come right back to you because of...

Hot and cold

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2014

Coming off of a two game losing streak, the varisty girls soccer team found redemption last Saturday during a very physical face off against Fort Zumwalt West under the afternoon sun, which was the hottest it had been the whole season. “It was extremely hot, and it was a new factor for us. After...

Missing the eye of the tiger

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2014

On Monday, the girls soccer team faced off against Holt at home, and, despite a strong showing in the first half, the team ended losing 1-2. The girls dominated the first half, locking down possession of the ball and keeping the ball away from their own side of the field. Senior Katie Wood struck first wi...

Two steps forward, one step back

Two steps forward, one step back

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2014

Coming off of a win against Hazelwood Central last Monday, the varsity girls soccer team played the team’s sister school, Hazelwood West, the following Wednesday. Hazelwood West struck first with an early goal in the first half, but as the game progressed, the girls got into a groove and got into the...

A victorious kick-off

Tyler Tran

March 26, 2014

This Monday, the girls varsity soccer team kicked off their season with a 1-0 win against the Hazelwood Central Hawks. With both of their goalies, sophomore Sydney Chalcraft and senior Gabrielle Klingaman, unable to play, the team had to select another player to fill the position right before the game. De...

Five teachers who have had worse dates than you

Five teachers who have had worse dates than you

Tyler Tran, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2014

Ms. Ashley Wager “It was a blind date in high school or something, and this guy gets out of the car, and he’s really scraggly looking, he had like sort of chin hairs that were way too long. We were going to have dinner or something; I don’t even know, but I do remember that he stopped at the ...

The underdogs

The underdogs

Tyler Tran

November 11, 2013

The Spartans opened up the district tournament on Monday seeded dead last at fifth seed. They closed the tournament yesterday as district champions. The team kicked off the tournament on Monday with a game against Fort Zumwalt North. “The game started out shaky but we got comfortable and played...

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